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Economic Development Specialist Salary

Economic Development Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $50K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Economic Development Specialists is high. Men working as Economic Development Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,265 - $81,853
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $49,916
10%
50%
90%

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$12.98 - $59.18
(Median)
$13
$18
$59
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,265 - $81,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,851 - $82,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $59.18  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,750  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$31,851 - $82,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Survey takers who work as Economic Development Specialists report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Business Development command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

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Experience Affects Economic Development Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 49%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Economic Development Specialist Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 26%

National Average
$50,000

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 5%